Certificate in High-Speed & Intercity Rail Management

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Gain an understanding of High-speed and Intercity Rail Management with this certificate consisting of four courses. Live, online classes, meet weekly in the evening and are taught by transportation professionals and researchers.

The Certificate in High-Speed & Intercity Rail Management is offered by the Lucas Graduate School of Business, supported by the Mineta Transportation Institute. Those who wish to develop expertise in this field and move into rail management will benefit from the courses offered, from planning and design to engineering and operations.

Learn with students who work across the transportation industry. Together you will share knowledge and create lasting connections. Students can apply 9 units of coursework to the MSTM program if enrolled.

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*Fee listed will increase by 5% next Fall. SJSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum; however, fees listed in published schedules may need to be increased to maintain the high quality of education we offer and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the campus President, as appropriate.

Program Benefits

Gain knowledge for leadership roles

With this certificate, you will learn everything from global best practices to the challenges and opportunities in high-speed and intercity rail management. For more information, visit the Studies in High-Speed and Intercity Rail Management (HSIRM) page.

Affordable tuition

$1,395 per course, $5,580 for the HSIRM certificate. Many students also receive financial support. For more information, check out the fees and financial assistance page.

Career Opportunities

  • Check out these MSTM alumni careers. Whether you are continuing your studies in transportation management or taking this certificate as a means of career advancement, this list can give you ideas of transportation careers, industries, and opportunities.
  • Another great list to check out is the faculty and staff at the Mineta Transportation Institute. These individuals are experts in their fields, and the list gives current students an idea of various careers to strive for after graduation from the certificate programs or degrees.

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